bleep

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v bleep emit a single short high-pitched signal "The computer bleeped away"
    • n bleep a short high tone produced as a signal or warning
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Usage

In literature:

The radio bleeped at me for attention at the same time.
"The Misplaced Battleship" by Harry Harrison (AKA Henry Maxwell Dempsey)
The telescreen buzzer gave a plaintive bleep.
"The Cartels Jungle" by Irving E. Cox, Jr.
Suddenly the 'copter radio bleeped, and Tom threw the switch.
"Bear Trap" by Alan Edward Nourse
There was the sound of some satellite bleeps, then silence.
"The Samurai Strategy" by Thomas Hoover
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In news:

There were extended moments of censored silence when the rappers performed "Mercy," though not all the offending words were bleeped out.
'(Bleep) Censorship ' posters not OK on Saginaw Valley State billboards, prompting legal challenge.
The late enforcer for Detroit and the Blackhawks was known for two things: Being tall and knocking the dog (bleep) out of anyone who got in his way.
Contains a lot of bleeps, adult drinking habits, unnecessary voilence, and goats milk.
Bottom 10 bleeps out potty mouths.
"Retarded" used to be a garden-variety insult, but it may be the next candidate for prime-time bleeping.
What the BLEEP (Sorry mom) – The Real Housewives are set to go out on "tour".
A few bleeped words ahead.
(Warning: A few bleeped words ahead.
There was a peculiar buzzing sound coming from somewhere inside the Credit Suisse meeting, a mildly annoying vibrating bleep.
With the abundance of TV channels on the ever-expanding dial, it's no surprise that plenty of fledgling sitcoms don't make a bleep on the average viewer's must-watch radar.
The swear words are bleeped out of this spoof commercial, but it's still obvious that the language is a bit salty.
Stop Campaigning, Take Care of Bleeping Country.
My Space queen and reality star Tila Tequila was on the morning show to talk about her appearance on the tv show "Bleep My Dad Says.".
The MTV Video Music Awards were a major spectacle as always, with flashy performances, often bizarre outfits and an abundance of bleeped-out chatter.
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In science:

The bleep in the bottom signal corresponds to the effects of a short breakdown that displaces downwards the beam orbit.
Effects of RF breakdown on the beam in a CLIC prototype accelerator structure
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